Flowers

Le Jour De Bastille

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I admit to being a Francophile. I studied French from the seventh grade all the way through college.

Colorful Combinations for Containers

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Over the years, I have amassed a collection of large containers that I place at the back of.

A Week in Paradise

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My idea of paradise is blue skies, warm temperatures, a hotel with a lovely swimming pool and comfortable.

Still Waiting for Spring

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It may not be precipitating today but it still feels like winter even though we had a brief.

Invitation to the Dance: The Pollinator Polka

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Did you know that seventy-five per cent of all flowering plant species need help from pollinators to reproduce.

Let There Be Light

December 19, 2015 Flowers, Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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We’ve been spoiled recently with sun and warm temperatures but as wintery gray days approach, we will yearn.

Garden Inspiration from French Painters , Part 2

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Let’s continue the discussion about using some of the paintings in the Cleveland Museum of Art exhibition entitled.

A “Leaf” of Absence

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Although I’ve been writing my blog since 2012, you have not heard from me since the middle of.

Travel Adventures – Paris Continued

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Several years ago, on a trip to Paris, I purchased a book titled Guide des 400 Jardins Publics.

Anemone x hybrida – Japanese Anemone

September 4, 2014 Flowers, Gardening, Landscape Design, Plants
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The queen of the fall shade garden is Anemone x hybrida (Hybrid Anemone or Japanese Anemone, zone 3).